Diastolic blood pressure

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Cardiac cycle pressure

Diastolic blood pressure is the lowest blood pressure reached during cardiac diastole. When recording blood pressure, the diastolic pressure value is always given after the slash – 120/80 mmHg. Diastolic blood pressure should not exceed 90 mmHg in a healthy adult.

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  • GANONG, William F. Přehled lékařské fyziologie. 20. edition. Galén, 2005. pp. 890. ISBN 80-7262-311-7.